Character Recommendations Based on Ignatius Reilly

Ishmael Moby Dick

A quiet observer on a larger-than-life quest

Jackie Brown Jackie Brown

Not your everyday flight attendant

Mr. Blonde Reservoir Dogs

Out of jail and back in the heist game; still psychotic as ever

Alex DeLarge A Clockwork Orange

Violent but witty psychopath

Don Quixote Don Quixote

The original windmill-tilter

Marv Sin City

A brutish but principled thug who'd be right at home on an ancient battlefield

Anton Chigurh No Country for Old Men

Terrifying and disturbing, and we're not just talking about his haircut

Phoebe Caulfield The Catcher in the Rye

A wise-beyond-her-years 10-year-old with an empathetic spirit

Mal Reynolds Firefly

A rebel and a damn fine space captain

Jeff Lebowski The Big Lebowski

The Dude. Or His Dudeness, Duder, or El Duderino if you're not into that whole brevity thing